Paired Rail Railroad

Paired Railroad
Summary: The company donated maps, microfilm, and books on the topic of railroads.
  • Santa Fe Locomotive Facilities - Volume One, The Gulf Lines by Russell L. Crump and Stephen and Cinthia Priest. Published by Paired Rail Railroad Publications, Ltd., 2003 5729 N. Delta Avenue, Kansas City, MO 64151. All Rights reserved. Includes information on Fort Worth, Saginaw and Alliance facilities
  • Russell Crump's The Railroad Photo Collection, Eastern Archives, Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas. Forty-two black and white images from Survey taken by Santa Fe in c. 1921 of their railroad facilities in Fort Worth and the neighboring streets. Mainly a market, warehouse area, there are some revealing images of the Fort Worth business and downtown areas. CD-R
  • Tarrant County, Texas,  Map Showing Original Surveys, The Texas Title Company Inc. Copyright 1903 by Texas Title Company Inc. "Texas Title Co. Ft. Worth and San Antonio. Robert G. Johnson, pres., Whitmore Morris, sec. Make New Abstracts. Extend Old Abstracts. Special Prices on Several or Many Duplicated Abstracts.  P. G. Leake,  Del." 66 by 62 inches paper map, mounted on linen, connected to wooden pole at top and bottom. Map condition: water stains along left border; tear, holes and water stains at top; fading from top to bottom on right two-third sharp fold along center from left to right.
    • Communities cited: Briar, Avondale, Haslet, Keller, Dove, Grapevine, Bransford, Smithfield, Euless, Bedford, Birdville, Azle, Brambleton, Manchester Mills, Kennedale, Handley, Furgerson, Johnson Station, Arlington, Randol Mill, Webb, Hellandale, Gertie, Sublett, Arlington Heights, North Fort Worth, Fort Worth, Riverside, Bear Creek, Benbrook, Burleson, Oak Grove, Crowley, Rendon, Enon, Mansfield
  • Map of Tarrant County. Copyright 1892 Goodfellow and Williams, Civil Engineers and Surveyors, Fort Worth, Texas (signed on right top by J. J. Goodfellow, Surveyor of Tarrant County). Scale in varas. On bottom right: August. Gast Bank Note and Litho Company, St. Louis. 63 by 63 inches tan paper map

    •  Communities or post offices cited: Dido, Avondale, Azle, Haslet, Keller, Calef Station, Grapevine, Bransford, Smithfield, Watauga, Saginaw, Birdville, Diamond Hill, Double Springs, North Fort Worth, Fort Worth, Riverside, Glenwood, Cotton...?, Arlington Heights, Benbrook, Burleson, Stanley Heights, Prospect Heights, Manchester Mills, Handley, Arlington, Rendall, Hodges, Smithfield, Bedford, Euless, Johnson Station, Kennedale, Forest Hill, Benbrook, Primrose, Bear Creek, Bethel, Crowley, Mustang, Rendon, Oak Grove, Enon, Mansfield
    • Schools cited: Azle, Lonesome Dove, Smithfield, Montgomery, Pleasant Run, White Settlement, Prairie Chapel, Odum, Sublett, Lone Star, Gibson, Cross Road, New Hope
    • Railroads cited: Texas and Pacific Gulf; Colorado and Santa Fe; Fort Worth and Rio Grande; Transcontinental; Fort Worth and Denver; St. Louis Southwestern
  • Blue print: Showing round house facilities of  Gulf, Santa Fe RR, east of Grove Street, Fort Worth, c. 1890, upon leasing and sale of some property to Texas Brewing Co.
  • Map of Fort Worth facilities of various railroads near Front (Lancaster) and Jones. Texas and Pacific; Missouri, Kansas and Texas; Houston and Texas Central: Transcontinental Division of Texas and Pacific; Chicago, Rock Island and Texas; Fort Worth and Denver City. 16 by10 inches
  • Correspondence: From Paired Rail Railroad Publications. They requested the use of an aerial photograph from TCHC collection that necessitated the release by photographer's widow